Jason Cantrell, the 43-year-old son of a magistrate commissioner, allegedly dropped a joint out of his pocket right in front of New Orleans Police Department officers, The Times-Picayune reported Monday.
Officers reportedly laughed as they escorted Cantrell out of the courtroom and wrote him a summons for simple possession of marijuana.
Lawyer tells truth about PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION on Fox News' Studio B.
The government people know that they don't have enough resources to give everyone accused of breaking the law a full, just, speedy, and legal trial. It is quite common for them to *throw out* cases entirely if they don't feel it's worth pursuing.
They have discretion, under the law. They have the option to refuse to go after peaceful people. "The Man", however, *doesn't* want you to know this.
The lawyer drops a bomb of truth at 2:32 in the video.Read more »
Federal prosecutors are supposed to seek justice, not merely score convictions. But a USA TODAY investigation found that prosecutors repeatedly have violated that duty in courtrooms across the nation. The abuses have put innocent people in prison, set guilty people free and cost taxpayers millions of dollars in legal fees and sanctions.Read more »
A Garwood Borough NJ Police officer is caught on tape vandalizing at a laundromat, then the next day is caught (again on tape) breaking into the municipal building and going through the drawers of the Chief Financial Officer. He is issued two summons. Prosecution is moved to the Westfield Municipal court. The Westfield prosecutor refuses to prosecute based on "the interest of justice." Today we find out Garwood and the police officer have signed an agreement to give the guy a good reference if he agrees to resign.Read more »
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